Elections


Chet Harhut, left, deputy manager, and David Voye, right, division manager of the Allegheny County Division of Elections, take receipt of a dolly loaded with mail-in ballots, at the division of elections offices in downtown Pittsburgh Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The June 2 Pennsylvania primary was a first run for some new paper-record voting systems and the inaugural use of newly legalized mail-in ballots. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
We Asked Candidates in 14 Key State House Races About How They Would Make it Easier to Vote.

Many Republicans support legislation that would move up the deadline to apply for a mail-in ballot and eliminate drop boxes, but Democrats say that would make voting more difficult.

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Puerto Ricans in the US Are Ready To Vote in the Presidential Election, Poll Says

Most of those surveyed, including 200 in Pennsylvania, disapprove of how Trump responded to the pandemic.

Former Gov. Tom Ridge before Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf takes the oath of office for his second term, on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Former Republican Gov. Tom Ridge Endorses Joe Biden

Ridge said in a Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed that he believes Biden "has the experience and empathy necessary" to handle the coronavirus pandemic, social injustice, income inequality and immigration reform.

In this Oct. 19, 2018 file photo, US Attorney David Freed speaks at a news conference at the Centre County Courthouse Annex in Bellefonte, Pa. Freed's office issued a statement on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, that nine mailed-in military ballots had been "discarded" by the local election office. The announcement was seized on by President Donald Trump and his supporters. The US attorney's announcement of the investigation Thursday provided few details, but did mention the votes were for Trump. (Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times via AP, File)
‘Discarded’ Ballots Put Luzerne County in the Election Spotlight

President Donald Trump accused Democrats in Luzerne County of "trying to steal the election," but the county is under Republican leadership.

President Donald Trump looks over at Pennsylvania congressional candidate, right, as he speaks at a campaign rally, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, in Moon Township, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Governor: Trump Rallies Flout Coronavirus Restrictions

“Once again, I am requesting that the President of the United States not endanger Pennsylvanians by holding unsafe rallies that will put Pennsylvania communities at risk,” Gov. Tom Wolf said.

President Donald Trump (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
Trump Promises to Invest in Black Small Business Owners—His Record Suggests Otherwise

Black business owners were far less likely to get assistance from the Trump administration's Paycheck Protection Program in the aftermath of the coronavirus shutdown.

Given the logistics of conducting a general election during the coronavirus pandemic, Election Day is likely to be Election Week or Election Month (Shuttertock/Graphic by COURIER).
Election Day Could Turn Out to Be Election Month. Here’s What You Need to Know.

With a surge of mail-in ballots expected due to unease about voting in-person during the coronavirus pandemic, many states may not be able to declare a winner for days, if not weeks, which means the US.